Artfully Designed and Crafted Boats since 1978
Plans and Kits
Start with our precision CNC-cut hull kits and build out from there. For the adventurous woodsmith, we have plans available to guide you through a build you can truly call your own.
Devlin Custom Built Boats
Sam and his team of top-notch craftsmen can design and build the boat of your dreams. Literally. Dream it up, and they can deliver it in every detail.
Devlin Designing Boatbuilders
2424 Gravelly Beach Loop NW
Olympia, WA 98502
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See a Devlin Built Bella 10 in this great Small Boat Monthly Magazine article by Christopher Cunningham. It scoots along with oars as well as a small electric outboard option.
Grandpa and his two grandsons build the Bella 12. See photos and story in this Small Boats Monthly magazine article. Click on photo above to get to the link to this brand new article.
Sam’s offering Tugzilla for sale! Check out her specks by clicking on her photo.
Sam’s favorite work boat graces the cover of the current Passagemaker Magazine article – the Tugzilla 26. Study plans and full construction plans are available as well.
Oolichan 13 is the Northwest Native American name for the Candlefish. Check out this new variation of the Candlefish 13 aimed at a wider, faster, more stable platform for fishing. Study plans and Construction plans available!
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Now that many of us are spending a lot more time at home this is a great time to indulge ourselves in our boating dreams.
The Candlefish 16 is a burdensome fishing skiff. Deep and seaworthy, it is wonderfully suited to life in our changeable weather and strong tides.
The Polliwog is a great entry into wooden boat building! With the Polliwog, we offer the amateur builder the opportunity to build a lightweight and strong dinghy or tender.
Rowing & Paddling
About Devlin Boat Builders
This is where we encompass over forty years of focused development on a wide range of designs and the boating experiences they deliver, a uniquely evolved set of techniques to ensure a high quality, enduring vessel, and a sense of classic nautical design that manages to anchor in tradition while bringing the best of modern technology into your next boat.
Also, we invite you to register on the site and join the Devlin family discussion as we all find our way into the best of boating experiences on a Devlin designed boat.